Jason Strauser, 17

Jason Dean Strauser, 17, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:33 a.m. May 30, 2011, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus.
He was born Jan. 17, 1994, in Lima, the son of Judy (Treadway) and Rick Strauser who both survive in Wapakoneta.
Also surviving are three sisters, Tiffany (Chad) Fullenkamp, Leslie (Allen) Lykins, and Heather (Reed Stemen) Strauser, all of Wapakoneta; grandparents Grace and Dean Strauser, of Waynesfield, Jennie Treadway, of Wapakoneta, and Larry Treadway, of Vaughnsville; several nieces and nephews, Maria Wildermuth, Kelsey Fullenkamp, Darnay Wildermuth, Kortney Fullenkamp, Kenzey Fullenkamp, Brandon, Bethany, and Caleb Lykins; family pets Skip and Zoey; and numerous aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by a maternal aunt, Karen Treadway and a paternal uncle, Sandy Martin.
Jason was a junior at Wapakoneta High School. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta where he dearly loved his church family. He was employed at Arby’s in Wapakoneta where he thoroughly enjoyed working. He was an avid Columbus Blue Jackets fan and loved his 1994 Ford Thunderbird. He also enjoyed going to Max’s Dairy Bar in Wapakoneta. He especially loved spending time with his family and friends.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Salem United Methodist Church in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Shawn Morris officiating.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Wapakoneta and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed to the family to go toward Jason’s favorite charities.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.